- August 9, 2017 / 4 min readThe hotel s chic design is inspired by Goa s first settlement the Kunbi Tribe and the arrival of the Portuguese into the state adding a touch of local authenticity that is intrinsic to the brand
Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, a part of Marriott International Inc, today announced the opening of the Le Méridien in Goa, Calangute further strengthening the Paris-born brand’s presence in India with its 10th property and is situated on the bustling Calangute- Candolim road, Le Méridien Goa, Calangute. With experiences and programmes centered around the brand’s filters of discovery – culture, coordinates and cuisine, the hotel promises accessible and stimulating experiences in the form of Illy Coffee, Eclairs & Unlock Art partnerships.
“Le Méridien Goa, Calangute is our 10th Le Méridien property in India. We are extremely elated to invite and host curious travelers to unlock India’s favourite beach destination with our carefully curated local experiences and engaging brand programmes. Goa being an ideal expansion to our brand offering, we are pleased to unveil the Le Meridien Goa, Calangute with the promise to deliver an unparalleled experience for every guest visiting” said Neeraj Govil, Area Vice President – South Asia, Marriott International, Inc.
The hotel’s chic design, is inspired by Goa’s first settlement – the “Kunbi Tribe” and the arrival of the Portuguese into the state, adding a touch of local authenticity that is intrinsic to the brand. The hotel features the iconic Le Méridien Hub, a concept that reinterprets the hotel lobby into a social gathering space meant for guests to convene and converse. With 146 rooms (including Family Studio Rooms and Suites), with each one of them featuring the signature Le Méridien Discovery Bed, 43 inch LED TV, designer bath amenities and high speed internet access. Located 600 meters away from the popular Calangute beach, an ideal spot to unwind and watch sunset or explore local curio shops, handloom stores and art galleries that are in close proximity from the hotel.
“We are thrilled to unveil Le Méridien Goa, Calangute, a highly anticipated addition to our India portfolio. With the Le Meridien's brand promise of "destination unlocked", the property is set to be the preferred destination for connoisseurs of all things Goan – coordinate, culture & cuisine and music” said Norton Pereira, General Manager.
Le Méridien Goa, Calangute has a multi-compatible meeting spaces spread over 10,000 sq. ft featuring a premium outdoor terrace venue, ballroom and a16-seater boardroom. It promises a perfect venue for meetings, conferences and weddings.
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